May 25th, 2012

Broadcasters sue Dish over ad-skipping DVR service

By RYAN NAKASHIMA
Seattle Post Intelligencer

Broadcasters Fox, NBC and CBS sued Dish Network Corp. on Thursday over a service that offers commercial-free TV.

Dish, the nation’s second-largest satellite TV provider, filed a suit of its own seeking a judicial all-clear for its “AutoHop” ad-skipping technology. Dish said the unique service it launched this month doesn’t violate copyrights and that it is seeing a “groundswell of support from consumers.”

Read more: http://www.seattlepi.com/entertainment/article/Broadcasters-sue-Dish-over-ad-skipping-DVR-service-3583678.php#ixzz1vtAdP3NB

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